Coronavirus news and resources for managers and leaders.
NADA eLearning: Engage families and significant others, support clients with complex needs and be guided on gender and sexuality indicators.
Adapting to change: Discover how AOD services responded to COVID-19, consumer insights about treatment, and tips to help you adjust to life after lockdown.
The Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies (NADA) is the peak organisation for the non government alcohol and other drugs sector in NSW. We represent close to 100 organisational members that provide a broad range of alcohol and other drugs services including health promotion and harm reduction, early intervention, treatment and continuing care programs. Together, we work to reduce the harms related to alcohol and other drugs use across the NSW community. Learn more.

News

Sector Watch: June 2020

Update to COVID-19 screening questions for staff, visitors and clients The Ministry of Health last night advised that the following
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Media release: Aboriginal drug and alcohol treatment experts call for action

25 June 2020ADARRN (Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Residential Rehabilitation Network) is a group of Aboriginal Community Controlled Drug and Alcohol
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Watch the complete series of Well Beings

NADA is excited to release the final COVID-19 episodes of Well Beings,our short-animation series with practical, science backed tips and
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Advocate: CEO report

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the most significant social and economic disruption this country has seen in generations. Members will
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Events

Resources

The ‘Alcohol and other drugs treatment guidelines for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’ resource has been developed to support non-Aboriginal service providers ...
Central to workforce performance are capabilities—the knowledge, skills and attributes that workers must demonstrate to perform their roles effectively. Developed for, and with input from ...
NADA is excited to launch Well Beings, a short-animation series with practical, evidence based tips and tricks to reduce stress and enhance health and wellbeing. ...
This page will be continually updated. Last update: 25 June 2020 For news and resources specific to managers and leaders, click here. For members’ frequently asked questions, ...
NADA in partnership with Family Drug Support and the Ministry of Health NSW Government, developed training and resources for the AOD sector and other primary ...
Developed by NADA, this toolkit supports the formal quality improvement program of non government AOD organisations. Download the files to easily create or review operational ...
Although members of LGBTI and HIV positive communities use AOD for many of the same reasons as the population at large, there is evidence to ...
Coping with stress and uncertainty during COVID-19 Feeling overwhelmed and on edge in the wake of COVID-19? You’re not alone. As difficult as this situation ...
Alcohol and other drugs treatment guidelines for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people launch This resource has been developed to support non-Aboriginal service ...
Did you know that at their core, the principles of consumer participation relate to human rights, health outcomes, relationships, service delivery, as well as accreditation ...

Jobs

Senior Drug & Alcohol Case Worker - Bourke

Orana Haven Aboriginal Corporation
Orana Haven Aboriginal Corporation
Applications close: 10 Jul 2020
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Care Coordinator, Western Sydney

St Vincent de Paul Society
Continuing and Coordinated Care
Applications close: 15 Jul 2020
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Solaris Case Manager

Karralika Programs Inc
Karralika
Applications close: 12 Jul 2020
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Network updates

Gender and sexuality diverse AOD worker network

Network update The Gender and Sexuality Diverse AOD Worker Network held a planning day in April to set out a
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NADA practice leadership group

Network update For best practices in service delivery adaptations during COVID-19, the NPLG recommended: Flexibility Clients have different circumstances in
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Research network

Network update Research skills webinar Registrations are open for CMHDARN’s second webinar on research skills, to be held on 18
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Youth AOD services network

Network update The Youth Network has been meeting online fortnightly since the onset of COVID-19 restrictions. These meetings have served
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